Pittsburgh (1st - AFCN) at New England (1st - AFCE)

Matchup Details
Sun, Jan 22 - Gillette Stadium
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W/LATSHomeAwayO/U
Pittsburgh 13-5-011-6-17-2-06-3-06-12-0
New England 15-2-014-3-07-2-08-0-07-10-0
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
 
RECENT TRENDS
INJURY REPORT
Pittsburgh
PPlayerStatusNotes
LBJ. Harrison
Prob Sun
Shoulder
01/17/17
Harrison will likely suit up against the Patriots in the AFC Conference Championship despite having a shoulder and triceps injuries.
TEL. Green
Ques Sun
Concussion
01/18/17
Green is in the league's concussion protocol and it is unknown if he will be cleared in time to play against the Patriots in the AFC Conference Championship.
KC. Boswell
Ques Sun
Illness
01/18/17
Boswell is indisposed due to an illness and it is unclear if he will play in the AFC Conference Championship against the Patriots.
SS. Davis
Ques Sun
Shoulder
01/18/17
Davis has a shoulder injury and it is unknown if it will prevent him from play against the Patriots in the AFC Conference Championship.
CB. Finney
Ques Sun
Illness
01/18/17
Finney is ailing due to an illness and his availability against the Patriots in the AFC Conference Championship is uncertain.
WRD. Heyward-Bey
Ques Sun
Illness
01/18/17
Heyward-Bey is feeling ill and his status is up in the air for the AFC Conference Championship against the Patriots.
QBZ. Mettenberger
Ques Sun
Illness
01/18/17
Mettenberger has come down with an illness and it is yet to be determined if he will be available for the AFC Conference Championship against the Patriots.
LBV. Williams
Ques Sun
Shoulder
01/18/17
Williams is battling an injured shoulder and it is unclear if he will be a participant against the Patriots in the AFC Conference Championship.
DER. Mathews
Ques Sun
Ankle
01/16/17
Mathews was held out of his second-consecutive game with a right ankle injury and it is uncertain if he will be available for the AFC Conference Championship against the Patriots.
LBA. Chickillo
Ques Sun
Ankle
01/16/17
Chickillo has missed the past two games with an ankle injury and it is unknown if he will play against the Patriots in the AFC Conference Championship.
RBF. Toussaint
Ques Sun
Concussion
01/16/17
Toussaint missed the last game as he is experiencing concussion-like symptoms and it is unclear if he will participate in the AFC Conference Championship against the Patriots.
WRM. Bryant
out for season
Suspension
03/14/16
Bryant has been handed a one-year suspension by the NFL due to violating the league's substance abuse policy.
SS. Thomas
I-R
Concussion
12/24/16
Thomas has been placed on the injured reserve list after being diagnosed with a concussion.
TJ. Hawkins
I-R
Shoulder
12/12/16
Hawkins had surgery for a shoulder injury and has been placed on the injured reserve list.
WRM. Wheaton
I-R
Shoulder
11/19/16
Wheaton has been placed on injured reserve with shoulder injury.
DEC. Heyward
I-R
Pectoral
11/19/16
Heyward has been placed on injured reserve with a pectoral injury, ending his season.
LBS. Johnson
I-R
Ankle
11/15/16
Johnson is battling an ankle injury and has landed on the injured reserve list.
CC. Wallace
I-R
Knee
11/05/16
Wallace is sidelined due to a knee injury and has been placed on the injured reserve.
CBS. Golson
I-R
Foot
10/08/16
Golson is suffering from a Lisfranc injury in his foot and has been placed on the injured reserve.
TR. Harris
I-R
Shin
10/08/16
Harris has been placed on the injured reserve with a shin injury.
GC. Manhart
I-R
Undisclosed
09/08/16
Manhart is expected to miss the entire 2016 season as he was placed on the injured reserve list due to an unspecified injury.
CV. Ume-Ezeoke
I-R
Undisclosed
08/22/16
Ume-Ezeoke is dealing with an unspecified injury and has been placed on the injured reserve list, ending his season.
New England
PPlayerStatusNotes
WRD. Amendola
Prob Sun
Ankle
01/18/17
Amendola will likely take part in the AFC Conference Championship against the Steelers despite being limited in practice by an ankle injury.
TEM. Bennett
Prob Sun
Knee
01/18/17
Bennett is dealing with a knee injury but it is not expected to impede his ability to suit up for the AFC Conference Championship against the Steelers.
WRC. Hogan
Prob Sun
Thigh
01/17/17
Hogan left the last game with a thigh injury but is expected to play in the AFC Conference Championship against the Steelers.
RBB. Bolden
Ques Sun
Knee
01/18/17
Bolden is nursing a knee injury and it is unclear if he will perform in the AFC Conference Championship against the Steelers.
LBD. Hightower
Ques Sun
Knee
01/18/17
Hightower is coping with a knee injury and his status for the AFC Conference Championship against the Steelers is clouded.
DLJ. Sheard
Ques Sun
Knee
01/18/17
Sheard is bothered by a knee injury and it is uncertain if he will be available against the Steelers in the AFC Conference Championship.
QBJ. Brissett
Ques Sun
Thumb
01/16/17
Brissett has been activated from the injured reserve list and it is undetermined if he will be available for the AFC Conference Championship against the Steelers.
CBC. Jones
Ques Sun
Knee
01/16/17
Jones has missed the last two games with a knee injury and it is unclear if he will play against the Steelers in the AFC Conference Championship.
WRM. Mitchell
Ques Sun
Knee
01/16/17
Mitchell has sat out two-straight games due to a knee injury and his availability for the AFC Conference Championship against the Steelers is uncertain.
GT. Jackson
I-R
Knee
01/01/17
Jackson is on the PUP list with a knee injury.
TER. Gronkowski
I-R
Back
12/03/16
Gronkowski had surgery to repair a herniated disc in his lower-back and has been placed on the injured reserve list.
TS. Vollmer
I-R
Knee
10/19/16
Vollmer is on the PUP list with a knee injury and is expected to miss the entire season.
LBJ. Freeny
I-R
Shoulder
10/15/16
Freeny has been placed on the injured reserve due to a shoulder injury.
TEG. Scruggs
I-R
Knee
10/15/16
Scruggs has been placed on the injured reserve due to a knee injury.
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